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agreement from the u.s. department of education's ready to learn grant, and viewers like you, thank you. just go online to pbskidsgo.org. we have behind-the-scenes, entire episodes, and loads of brand-new games all the time. but don't just take my word for it, go, check it out for yourself. play your harmonica like you mean it! this is going to go on a long time! and i'm not sorry to do it! i love that thing! i like your hat! i like your shoes! (laughter) captioning sponsored by wpbt >> this is n.b.r. >> susie: good evening, everyone. i'm susie gharib. whether it's time or money, philanthropy or helping others, it's an investment, and americans gave more than $350 billion to charity last year. >> tom: good evening. i'm tom hudson. from everyday americans to the nation's richest people and companies, we look at what influences giving. >> susie: and we head to chicago to learn about social impact bonds funding non-profits and letting american investors change the world with their decisions. >> tom: that and more tonight on a special edition here of "n.b.r." >> susie: with the financi
. there are 1.5 million registered 501(c)3 charities in the u.s., but finding those that have the biggest impact in the communities they serve isn't easy. large charitable foundations, much like institutional investors, do their own research, but its more challenging for individual donors. the global philanthropy network started the social impact exchange, a group made up of non-profit organizations and non-profit experts. they came up with something similar to a stock index called the s&i index, for "social" and "impact." only, instead of publicly traded stocks, it's made up of the top charities in the country with a proven track record. the doe fund is one of those. >> if we couldn't measure it, it wasn't worth doing for us. >> reporter: at s&i100.org, donors can search organizations in their communities, review growth plans and program metrics. >> if you really want to have confidence that you're going to help a child learn to read or move a single mom out of poverty or graduate kids from the toughest neighborhoods of high school, these are the organizations that have proof that they're doing
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